Clif Bar starts construction on Idaho bakery

by Keith Nunes
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EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Clif Bar & Co. has begun construction on a new plant in Twin Falls, Idaho. The company said the 275,000-square-foot plant will help it meet growing demand for its energy and nutrition bars.

The initial phase of the project will involve an estimated $90 million investment. The bakery is being designed to scale over time with the total capital investment potentially reaching $160 million. The plant is scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. It will bring approximately 200 new jobs to the region.

“Beautifully designed, sustainable and people-inspired, the Twin Falls bakery showcases our company values and our desire to serve as a community partner to Twin Falls,” said Kevin Cleary, chief executive officer. "When operating, the new bakery will help us continue to craft delicious, organic food that feeds and inspires adventure."
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